Glazers have NO INTENTION to sell Manchester United
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Glazers have NO INTENTION to sell Manchester United

Despite protests from Manchester United fans inside Old Trafford on Sunday, the Glazer family has no plans to sell the club.

Following demonstrations from United fans, the club's Premier League match against Liverpool was postponed on safety grounds. About 100 fans entered the stadium and invaded the pitch in a rally against the club's controversial ownership.

The Glazers bought the club in a highly leveraged takeover 16 years ago and have since presided over a time of decline, amassing massive debts and draining funds from one of the most profitable clubs in the world.

Despite the recent demonstrations, the Glazers are reportedly planning to transform United into a $10 billion (£7 billion) company, more than double the most recent valuation of £3.05 billion, according to the Guardian.

The news comes amid plans for further demonstrations, with Manchester United only having three home fixtures left before the end of the Premier League season, against Leicester, Fulham, and a rescheduled match against Liverpool.

MUST (Manchester United Supporters Trust) has also sent the Glazer family an open letter detailing their requests for the club to step forward, encouraging Joel Glazer to communicate with supporters in order to move forward.

The letter contains a four-point action plan, which includes a request that the Glazers "openly participate and encourage the government-initiated fan-led study" of football club ownership in order to rebalance control in favor of fans.

Following the dissolution of the European Super League, the proposal also calls for the recruitment of directors who would act in the club's best interests, as well as consultation with season ticket holders on any "important changes" affecting the club's future.

MUST has requested a public response from Joel Glazer by Friday, in what is hoped to be a big break with a self-serving ownership that has profited as the club's fortunes have declined.

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